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own right. what we found was that even in southern states, florida, significant majorities, over 60%, believe that people who had an addiction should not be sent to jail the first or second time, jail or prison the first or second time that they were picked up on drug possession. so you saw that as sort of a moral notion and you also see the cost-savings argument. when people -- i could critically say, look, most drug treatment does not work most of the time for most of the people who pursue it. that said, dollar for dollar, person for person, drug treatment is a dramatically better investment than incarceration, right? you think about it. treatment is like quitting cigarettes, right? people need multiple times and you don't know until you're on your deathbed. cigarettes are more addictive than other drugs and takes time. but i think people responded to some extent on a moral basis that it's just not right to put people behind bars for that and secondly on the cost savings piece. the third one was the utilization of law enforcement resources. we see that with marijuana and other dru
giving a shout out. florida. i missed them last time. don't want to leave florida out this time. if you take a look over here, the parade, carol, has just now gotten under way. you can see the north carolina marching band marching their way toward us. behind the florida marching band -- north carolina marching band. a new edition to this year's parade, hello kitty in her biplane. happy thanksgiving. >> hey! >> reporter: we'll be out here all morning. >> hello kitty in her biplane? >> yeah, take a look. there she is. hello kitty, making her way in her biplane with these gorgeous young ladies here from north carolina, marching down. it's a lot of fun, you know. >> all i can say is it's a blessing that the weather is warm with those outfits. jason carroll, we'll get back to you. have fun. i love his reports from the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >>> they risked their lives defending our freedoms. now one organization is doing its part to make sure our troops have a very happy thanksgiving. >>> hi, i'm second lieutenant rachel gruber with alpha company 3tsb. i would like to say hi to my m
in the country, new york, denver, maine, texas, florida, and the bay area. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome rebecca randell. >> great, thank you, melinda. i'm going to ask you all to come up now. as they get seated i'll say a few words. all these panelists really bring a great wealth of experience and wisdom to what on the one hand is actually a really complicated issue and on the other hand at its very core is somewhat simple. whether it's online or off-line, bullying and harassment or as the teens that we encounter at common sense media often say, drama, it's about power. as you heard the boy on the video say, i'm the big dog. who has it, who wants it and who wants to keep it. i realize this is an incredibly simple definition so i will leave it to our panel to pick it apart and to delve deeper. each of our panelists will have the opportunity to give a brief introduction of who they are and their organizations and after we've done the rounds i will pose a series of questions to eefrp of they will and then you will all have the opportunity to interact with them yourselves so we can hav
. ease specialt -- especially people in florida are voting for the wrong turkey. >> you have to show id. >> maybe their names should be i am a genetically engineered monster. you are not getting what i am putting down here. these are not things. >> before we leave this topic, is there anything more annoying listening people to talk about what they are thankful for? >> i like to encourage those discussions. i think we rush and we rush and we forget to smell the roses. >> what are you thankful for this year? >> you and this panel of people that i can come and spread a little mirth. i hate hearing -- when it is a woman mumbling how thankful she is that i can't achieve an erection it hurts. >> and you are not coming to me after that one. >> i think i will just move right along. >> it is your fault for asking. >> it absolutely is. never ask a question when you don't know the answer. >> from pardoning a bird to giving it. two women have been placed on unpaid leave after a photo they took at arlington national cemetery provoked outrage on facebook. lyndsay stone thought it would be funny prete
the florida sun. the new carnival cruise ship breeze docked in miami with a 14-story tall inflatable turkey. celebrating the ship's inaugural voyage today. >>> and this is one way to get everything you need for your thanksgiving feast today. build yourself a huge grocery cart. one grocer built a motorized cart 12 feet long and 9 feet tall complete with a steering wheel and motor. it took them two years to build this. and he did it as a way to draw attention to his business. and as natalie knows, we won't be needing a grocery cart because we're going to the restaurant for thanksgiving. >> and it'd be perfect for my costco ones. overflowing. thanks so much, andrea. now let's head down to the parade route and al for a check of your weather. hey, al. >> reporter: good morning, guys. we have got a perfect morning for the parade. it's about 43 degrees. the ocean spray float there. over here, hello kitty is getting ready to take flight in a brand new balloon, as well. it's a perfect day. and for a lot of folks, it is going to be a record-breaking thanksgiving day, warmth, we're talking temperature
, celebration, florida, one of our favorite places. the southwest has the heat today. there are some records going on in the middle of the country. but that heat you have in the southwest, you have a chance to keep. l.a. all >> coco just looked at me and goes, you're not warm, either. no, i'm not dressed properly, either. we are live in philadelphia. we have some floats to ride in the parade. back to rachel. >> good morning, sam. >>> here's what's ahead on the "gma morning menu." the secrets for getting the biggest bang for your buck on black friday. in the stores or online. we have the scoop for the best shopping. >>> more of today's bargains in "deals and steals." gifts for everyone in your family at deep discounts. >>> and we have the answers to your turkey day emergencies. plus, simple recipes for great sides and desserts, in our thanksgiving 911. all coming up live, here on "gma," here in times square. years ago, my doctor told me to take a centrum silver multivitamin every day. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term h
nurse in florida and became an episcopal priest, close to $100,000. she had to sell her house and she sold her car and took a vow of poverty to make it through that period. why not come up with better ways for people to say for this transition that so many more going through? there was another article in "the wall street journal" that describes the growing number of boomers who were tapping into the children's 529 accounts to go back to school, whether they were going from being an episcopal priest to a pediatric nurse and vice versa or some other combination. we have individual retirement accounts. i'd like to see individual purpose accounts where people save for their own transition and they don't have to go through their children's 529 account. at the policy level, why not take social security more flexible? why not enable people to take a year or two of social security in their 50's for example to go back to school or to do an encore fellowship or to do national service for a year and have people go to work and actuarially adjusted period on the other and? these are things that we
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